Author: Claudia Nice
Publisher: North Light Books
Release Date: 2005-09-25
The author shows readers how to create a wide range of fantasy creatures using pen and ink, acrylic, and watercolor, offering advice on how to transform ordinary images into fantasy recreations. Original.
Get Rolling on Your Most Inventive Artwork Ever! What lurks in the shadows of your imagination? This book takes you deep into the dusty corners and dark recesses where your most original ideas lie in wait, showing you how to lure them out into daylight, and shape them into fantastic yet believable concept art. Experimentation is the cornerstone of Fantasy Genesis. A series of dice rolls and corresponding word lists present you with an infinite variety of jumping-off points and visual problems to solve. The challenge (and the fun) is to meld seemingly unrelated and everyday elements such as a caterpillar, seashells, fire or a hammer into exceptionally curious, grotesque, oddly beautiful and totally unexpected creations. 40+ step-by-step mini-demonstrations illustrate basic techniques for drawing a wide range of fantasy elements and forms 3 game variations (complete with game sheets) lead you to create fiercely imaginative objects, creatures and humanoids 3 full-length demonstrations show how to play the game from your first rolls of the die to finished concept drawings Use this art-game as a warm-up, a bulldozer for creative-block or a daily sketching exercise to generate a stockpile of inspired beasties, heroes, costumes, weapons and other never-before-dreamt creations. It all starts with a roll, a word and your imagination.
How to Draw Fantasy Beginners guide. Sketching amazing fantasy world! Drawing fantasy creatures takes a few abilities that go past the typical domain of drawing in light of the fact that you can't locate a subject to posture for you - unless you live in a captivated backwoods! So you are confronted with not just the undertaking of learning how to draw you are likewise confronted with the test of taking advantage of your imagination and afterward putting this down on paper. Here are some strong tips that will offer you some assistance with imagining and draw better fantasy creatures. Here is a preview of what you'll learn: How to draw a dragon How to draw an old man How to draw a lady How to draw a fairy How to draw a landscape How to draw a phoenix Download your copy of " How to Draw Fantasy " by scrolling up and clicking "Buy Now With 1-Click" button.Here are several surprising approaches to take advantage of your imagination and make abnormal fantasy creatures. Have a go at making a bizarre sound then attempt to draw the creature or monster that would make that sound. On the other hand work out a depiction in words for your monster then attempt to draw it. These two procedures bring different parts of your cerebrum into the procedure not only your deftness. Have you ever asked why pooches bark with an uncommon sound that gives an extremely uneasy feeling amid the night? On the other hand taught of frightening creatures stowing away oblivious? We as often as possible knew about them from phantom stories and dreaded their appearance in TVs. They could be genuine and terrify you in the meantime or possibly only a fantasy, enlivened by people with wide imaginations. Fantasy is frequently a measurement made by or started from a wide imagination that isolates genuine from captivated. It is produced from the brain to make an inventive picture and also frame an alluring fantasy creature. For the most part, it is a work of art by imagination of extraordinary scholars, antiquated myths, film creators and artists. Yet, don't stress on the grounds that there isn't any special case of having a fantasy craftsmanship, for we can likewise shape these fantasy creatures just by utilizing our wide imagination and putting our self to the entire universe of fantasy. Presently, in this area, I will help you to draw these inventive creatures that shape in your contemplations and placing this in paper sketching in its captivated structure.
Author: Jim Pavelic
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
Release Date: 2008-04-17
Four top gaming artists share their secrets for creating fantasy battle scenes complete with warriors, a fearsome armory of weaponry and a cast of monstrous creatures that wreak havoc! Read this book and enter a realm where human warriors coexist with giants, monsters and many other mythical creatures both mundane and magical, all battling for survival. Four artists who have dared to venture this way before (and won reputations as masters of fantasy illustration) are here to lead you through this wicked world, sharing their fiercest techniques for creating your vilest imaginings. Take up your pen and brush, and follow through 15 step-by-step character demos as well as 39 mini-demos on rendering fearsome armor, swords and other weaponry. Here's what lies ahead: Archetypal Humanoids. Quite an unusual group, containing such diverse beings as humans, elves, dwarves, gnomes and brutish, foul-smelling orcs. Exotic Humanoids. Two arms, two legs and a head . . . the rest is all up to you. Begin your imaginings here with Medusa, Creagal, hateful Lich, nasty trolls and bitter Iraxus. Creatures. Dragons, gargoyles, ogres, Venusians and Minotaurs . . . embodiments of pure evil found only in the darkest places. Environments. 5 full-spread scenes, from tense to tranquil, feature the native habitats of popular fantasy warriors. To make your battle scenes believable, this book will arm you with a thorough understanding of line, color, lighting and composition. Then venture forth, if you dare, with strong shapes, fluid lines and an unhinged imagination. Let havoc ensue!
Author: Tom Kidd
Release Date: 2010-10-11
Go where no artist has ever gone before. Bizarre terrains, enchanted forests, futuristic metropolises, ornate palaces ... these are the places where adventure dwells. In this fun and fiercely original book from celebrated fantasy artist Tom Kidd, you'll learn how to set the scene for epic tales of adventure. Discover where Kidd finds his best ideas, the methods behind his glorious color sense, and how he turns it all into exquisite skies, glittering cities, spectacular rock formations, stormy seas, magnificent forests and other bold, breathtaking vistas. Learn to draw and paint fantastic settings in a way that makes them utterly believable Get imagination-sparking approaches for dreaming up these strange new realms, seeing the world around you with fresh eyes and finding ready inspiration in the most ordinary of places 13 step-by-step demonstrations show how ideas are developed into dynamic color oil and watercolor renderings, with some discussion of digital techniques This book is your ticket to destinations of absolute wonder and bizarre beauty. Thrill your viewers by transporting them to locales so vast and unreal, it will take their breath away.